Polypropylene rope (or PP rope) has a density of 0.91 meaning this is a floating rope. This is generally manufactured using monofilament, splitfilm or multifilament fibres. Polypropylene rope is commonly used for fishing and other general marine applications. It comes in a 3 and 4 strand construction and as an 8 strand braided hawser rope. The melting point of polypropylene is 165°C.
– Comes in 200 metre and 220 metre coils. Other lengths available on request subject to quantity.
– All colours available (customisation on request)
– Most common applications: bolt rope, nets, mooring, trawl net, furling line etc.
– Melting point: 165°C
– Relative density: 0.91
– Floating/Non-Floating: floating.
– Elongation at break: 20%
– Abrasion resistance: good
– Fatigue resistance: good
– UV resistance: good
– Water absorption: slow
– Contraction: low
– Splicing: easy depending on torsion of rope
– Test method: ISO2307
Just some of our constructions:
Polypropylene 3 or 4 strand splitfilm rope
This polypropylene rope is specially designed for an optimum balance between strands. During manufacturing it receives a second torsion for better hold and has an inverted core in terms of the direction of the strands, easier for winding back up on board or on shore.
Polypropylene 3 or 4 strand Strong Line rope
3 or 4 strand polypropylene rope is manufactured using high-tenacity polypropylene to provide better resistance against abrasion and breakage.
Polypropylene Strong Line rope with 3/4 lead-sealed strands
This is a floating very high-tenacity polypropylene rope constructed with 3 or 4 lead-sealed strands for a faster descent.
Polypropylene 8 strand Strong Line hawser rope
8 strand hawser rope manufactured using very high-tenacity polypropylene ensuring better resistance against abrasion and breakage.
Did you know?
The origins of polypropylene (PP)
It was two American chemists, Robert Banks and John Paul Hogan, who developed the production methods for polypropylene in the early 1950s. Polypropylene is a synthetic material that is widely used around the world.